Making Something Out of Nothing: Vik Muniz Redefines Art

With the World Cup in full swing, all eyes are on Brazil. The country is famous around the globe for its impeccable soccer, beautiful women and sandy beaches. However, one man has been able to put brazilian art on the map once and for all.

Vik Muniz, makes art out of anything: from paperclips and chocolate to garbage and wires. His pieces are now showcased in institutions like the Metropolitan Museum, the Smithsonian and the MOMA.

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After being nominated for an Oscar with the documentary “Waste Land,” he decided to focus on another Brazilian obsession: futebol. On his new project, he explores the meaning of the soccer ball.